AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival 2017 – 9-Day Food Extravaganza From 04 to 12 Nov

AccorHotel Food & Wine 2017

The holiday mood has arisen as we approach the end of the year! This is the time when Singaporeans are counting down to the days when we can feast on good food every day and soak up the good cheers of ongoing festivities. Now, one major food festival all food enthusiasts must not miss is the AccorHotels Food & Wine Festival from 04 to 12 Nov 2017.

In Singapore, delectable food and excellent wine is not simply just a national pastime but considered an inalienable right and AccorHotels knows that best. This festival will spread across nine days in 40 restaurants and bars of hotels under the group. Organised by the largest and most prestigious hotel operator in Singapore, you can be assured that the festival will be nothing short of grand.

This inaugural gourmet food & wine festival will play host to over 100 chefs across AccorHotels’ massive network of Michelin-starred chefs from multiple award-winning restaurants and chefs such as Michelin-star Chef Kirk Westaway of JAAN, Raffles Singapore’s Amos Ting and Chef Louis Tay of Swissôtel Merchant Court who won the Culinary Olympics 2016.

Starring ‘Super Sunday Brunch’ held at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, the coolest pool parties and masterclasses, treat yourselves to exciting culinary creations and interesting alcoholic beverages by more than 100 highly dedicated chefs from AccorHotels.

Here’s what you can expect from this 9-day Food & Wine Extravaganza.  READ ON

10 Singapore Slings To Sip On This National Day

singapore slings

The Singapore Sling – a national cocktail created in year 1915 – is an alcoholic beverage that everyone should try at least once in their lives.

While there are various interpretations of this drink across Singapore today, the key ingredients of Singapore Sling include cherry brandy, cointreau, D.O.M. Bénédictine, gin, lime juice, pineapple juice and angostura bitters.

How does celebrating National Day with a national cocktail sound? From the original Long Bar’s Singapore Sling, celebrity restaurant Adrift by David Myers’ Singapore Sling to award-winning Manhattan Bar’s Singapura National, here are 10 Singapore Slings to Sip On This National Day.


What Is A Singapore Sling – A Simple History of The Iconic Local Cocktail

singapore slingSource: Raffles

While the Singapore Sling cocktail is not the most common cocktail choice, the alcoholic concoction is still integral to the history of Singapore in the Straits Settlements.

Back then, women drinking in public was frowned upon and social etiquette has deterred them to do so. But the creation of the Singapore Sling in 1915 has since changed the ladies’ fate forever.